Manufacturer: Summer Infant
Product: Rechargeable batteries used in Summer Infant video monitors
Hazard: The battery in the handheld video monitor can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard to consumers.
Injuries: Summer Infant has received 22 reports of overheated and ruptured batteries, including incidents of smoke and minor property damage.
Description: The recall involves rechargeable batteries in Summer Infant handheld color video monitors. The rechargeable batteries are about 1 ½” tall by 2 ¼” wide and are ¼” thick, black, and are marked with TCL on the lower right corner of the battery. Monitors are sold with a matching camera and A/C adaptors. Batteries will have one of these letter and number combinations in the beginning of the serial number on the back of the battery:
Battery numbers are:
Monitor Name Model Number
Baby Touch® 02000, 02000Z
Baby Touch® Plus 28520
Best View® 28030, 28030Z, 28035, 28280Z
Best View® Choice 28460
Complete Coverage® 28040
Dual Coverage™ 28510
Peek® Plus 02230
Private Label Baby Sight 3927000H11/A, 3927003H12
Safe Sight™ 28530
Secure Sight® 02040, 02040Z
Sleek & Secure® 28270
Slim & Secure® 02800, 02805
Slim & Secure® Plus 28450
Slim & Secure® Plus Power Pack 28590
Sold At: Mass merchants, including Babies “R” Us, online retailers and independent juvenile specialty stores, from about February 2010 through 2012 for between $150 to $350.
Units: About 800,000 batteries
Consumer Contact: Summer Infant at (800) 426-8627 anytime or online at www.summerinfant.com/alerts/battery-recall for information on battery replacement.